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How to use elearning for induction training

Posted by Antti Voutilainen on 24/06/19 10:27

Do you feel that induction training is an unmanageable and unbearable hassle to organize? Would you like to make sure that all new employees are provided with appropriate induction? If the answer is yes, then this article is for you.

We will be discussing the benefits of digital learning in induction training and how we created an elearning solution for the Finnish Broadcasting Company for new employees.

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Topics: Digital learning, elearning, induction, customer case

Customer case: How ABB helps its employees learn languages

Posted by Anna Segerpalm on 27/03/19 14:18

We had the great pleasure of welcoming our customer ABB up on stage at the Personal och Chef Stockholm 2019 event to discuss language learning. Jessika Andersson Carotti from AAC interviewed Head of Learning and Development Carl-Ove Kolmodin, who is the language learning buyer at ABB, and automation engineer Ghazal Amar, who is learning Swedish through AAC’s language courses at ABB.

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Topics: Cultural differences, Language skills, Language training, Digital learning

Why offer language learning to foreign talent?

Posted by Anna Segerpalm on 18/02/19 05:00

Is your company facing the challenge of how to attract the best talent and resources within your specific line of business? The lack of expertise within certain sectors like IT, system development, civil engineering and other technical fields is making life difficult for many HR managers.

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Topics: Language skills, Language training, Digital learning, E-learning

Customer insight: Scenario-based elearning at Kemira

Posted by AAC Global news on 16/10/18 06:03

Kemira is a chemical industry group that consists of three main segments: pulp & paper, municipal & industrial, and oil & mining

With their code of conduct, Kemira wanted to both engage their employees and also maximize the learning outcome by enabling their employees to understand the connection between the principles of the code and their work within the company.

We developed an eLearning course in conjunction with Kemira that uses scenarios to achieve both those aims.

 


“We wanted to make an eLearning course that would be fresh and different from our previous version, covering real-life scenarios for ethical decision-making.”

Director, Ethics & Compliance, Kemira


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Topics: Digital learning, Learning services, elearning, pedagogy

Case example: using elearning in organizational change

Posted by Glennon Kiernan-Lahti on 29/09/18 06:01

 In our previous blog on eLearning, we looked at a very common case example for eLearning: internal competence development.

This time, we will continue to explore the versatility of eLearning by looking at how it can be applied to organization-wide learning from the perspective of the needs of management.

Imagine a scenario where a company needs to implement change across its organization.

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Topics: Digital learning, E-learning, Learning content, pedagogy

Case example: eLearning for internal competence development

Posted by Glennon Kiernan-Lahti on 04/09/18 06:02

In our previous blog on eLearning, we looked at how rich content creates better learning outcomes, especially when it’s interactive and gamified.

This time, we’re going to see how versatile eLearning is and how it can be customized for different learners and learning objectives by looking at a very common use-case example for eLearning: internal competence development.

Let’s start with the basic requirements for our eLearning course.

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Topics: Digital learning, E-learning, Learning content, Competence development

How rich content creates better eLearning outcomes

Posted by Glennon Kiernan-Lahti on 16/08/18 06:03

In our previous blog post, we introduced modern eLearning. One of the themes we wanted to highlight in that introduction is that modern eLearning content delivers superior learning outcomes when it is creative, versatile, and pedagogicalally structured.

Here we will look at the subject of rich content and how applying that same creativity, versatility, and pedagogy to its design helps companies meet their learning needs.

If you’re not familiar with the term rich content, we can break it down into three main types.

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Topics: Digital learning, E-learning, Learning content, pedagogical design

An introduction to modern eLearning

Posted by Glennon Kiernan-Lahti on 12/07/18 06:05

 

In our previous blog on eLearning, Four trends taking eLearning to the next level, we wrote about the learning benefits of simulation, social learning, personalization, and bite-sized learning. This time, we are going to take a broader look at the state of modern eLearning.

First of all, what do we mean by modern eLearning?

Well, let’s define it from two perspectives: The first is that of the recipient of the learning. This could be a company employee, or some other organizational stakeholder. For them, modern eLearning needs four main characteristics to be effective. It must be:

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Topics: Digital learning, Learning style, E-learning, Learning content

Four trends taking eLearning to the next level

Posted by Glennon Kiernan-Lahti on 14/06/18 06:02

 

As digitization continues to drive change in the workplace, it has transformed how we manage, how we collaborate, how we sell, and also how we choose to learn.

To help drive the adoption of this vast, digitally driven change among all stakeholder groups, such as employees, customers, and suppliers, there has been a boom in interest among companies for modern digital learning solutions.

As a result, companies are increasingly turning to e-learning to meet that need. Forget about the days of static content, poor-quality videos, or grainy scans of documents – modern e-learning is a content-rich, mobile-friendly, engaging, measureable, and universally accessible form of learning.

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Topics: Digital learning, Learning style, E-learning, Learning content

Video: Digital training & CEM - 8 doable tips on how to provide value for your customers

Posted by AAC Global news on 27/04/15 03:32

Are you ready to get 8 doable tips on how to provide value for your customers through CEM & digital learning?

The universe is changing and borders are softening between marketing and training. In this video we will provide you with 8 useful tips you can do yourself by combining CEM and Digital learning and be the one to forward that change.

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Topics: CEM, Video, Digital learning, Webinar

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